Acclaimed American economist, Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist, Paul Krugman
, was in Athens to deliver a lecture entitled "Europe: What next
?" (17.4) as part of the Megaron Plus events taking place in the Greek capital’s Concert Hall, focusing on Europe’s future and economic developments through the period of crisis and austerity policies.
The President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos received Krugman the next day (18.4) at the presidential mansion, and during their meeting reiterated his conviction that Greece will remain in the European Union and the eurozone.